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MAR 28, 2015 - Huffington Post

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The Way We Talk About Mental Illness After Tragedies Like Germanwings Needs To Change

Media reports erupted today with news that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have been suffering from depression or another mental illness when he crashed the aircraft in the French Alps, most likely killing 150 people, including himself. While headlines like U.K. tabloid The Sun's "Madman In Cockpit" are hardly surprising, such sensational links between mental illness and horrific tragedies can ...

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MAR 28, 2015 - Family Practice News

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Was mental illness a factor in the Germanwings crash?

Earlier this week, an airplane headed from Barcelona to Dusseldorf crashed into the French Alps, leaving 150 people dead. The black box recorder indic... More »

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MAR 28, 2015 - Huffington Post

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U.S. Pilots Expose Major Holes In Mental Health Screening Process

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain, which killed all 150 people aboard, has raised questions about ...

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MAR 27, 2015 - Huffington Post

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This Is What Mental Illness Actually Looks Like

Photographer Anne Betton, 37, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2009. After an arts-focused education, she had moved on to a career in business communication—but a breakdown caused her to cycle between mania and depression for several years, including stints in psychiatric hospitals. Stabilized since 2012, Betton has moved on to a second career in the arts, and now she’s ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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3 Low- or No-Cost Resources to Help Improve Your Mental Health

Many people who struggle with stress, mental illness or sub-optimal mental health lack the time and finances to engage in weekly therapy or ongoing medication management. Other individuals may be interested in trying alternatives prior to starting medications but lack knowledge of available resources. Even those with the best medical insurance,...

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